Monday, May 10, 2010

For to make a Potage Feneboiles

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Forme of Cury (by Samuel Pegge)
original text from about A.D. 1390

For to make a Potage Feneboiles

—Tak wite benes and seth hem in water and bray the benys in a morter al to nozt and lat them sethe in almande mylk and do ther'in wyn and hony and seth reysons in wyn and do ther'to and after dresse yt forth.

Modern English

To make [boiled bean] Pottage

—Take white beans and boil them in water and mash the beans in a mortar all to not (they would be ground to a powder) and let them boil in almond milk and add to this, wine and honey and boil the raisins in wine and add to this and then serve it forth.

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